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Our past successes include the the bone density scanner and the breakthrough science that made LCD screens possible. Both of these made it into Eureka UK’s list of 100 world-changing discoveries by UK universities.

Our award-winning Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Training (VERT) system became part of the UK Government’s Cancer Reform Strategy. VERT allows trainee radiographers to learn to treat cancer in a virtual replica of a radiation therapy suite.

Research into antidepressants by our Psychology Department made front-page headlines worldwide. The work raised issues about drug licensing and clinical trial data, highlighting that antidepressants have no clinically significant effect on most patients.